Electrical Technician

  • Job Reference: JOB-8702
  • Date Posted: 23 August 2023
  • Website: https://talentwise.fordandstanley.com/
  • Location: Crewe, Cheshire, England
  • Salary: £25.65 Per Hour
  • Bonus/Benefits: Overtime
  • Sector: Train Operations, Rolling Stock, Technical & Maintenance
  • Job Type: Contract

Job Description

Electrical technician with heavy industrial experience required for a rail freight depot, focussing upon maintenance of a fleet of locomotives.

Have you ever had an interest in trains? Now is you chance to get up close and personal. We need 2 electrical technicians who can read electrical diagrams, fault find and maintain electrical systems on rail freight locomotives. Previous rail experience is not essential and training will be provided.


Title:                    Electrical Technician

Location:            Crewe

Rate:                    £25.65 per hour (Inside IR35)

Hours:                  42 hours per week plus overtime

Duration:            12 months+

Shifts:                  Mixed shifts including days, afternoons, nights and weekends

Qualifications:   Minimum Level 3 qualification a must


Our client is looking for reliable and capable electrical technicians who can carry out heavy electrical maintenance activities and identify and rectify any fault that may occur on fleet of locomotives.

The Candidate

  • You will be comfortable with maintenance procedures of electrical components and understand electrical, hydraulic, pneumatic.
  • You will be able to quickly interpret electrical instructions, follow strict guidelines and work to written specifications set by our client on how they wish for their rail vehicles to be maintained.
  • You will have a sound understanding of various testing equipment such as multimeters, flukes and muggers and be able to read and understand schematic diagrams to carry out maintenance duties.

Essential Criteria

  • You will need to have a minimum level of NVQ Level 3 to qualify for this role in a relevant Engineering discipline.
  • You must be able to demonstrate experience of electrical maintenance and fault rectification in, ideally, a heavy industrial environment but light vehicle maintenance, for example, will also be considered.
  • You must be able to pass drug & alcohol testing and medical screening prior to start.
  • Full driving licence


Previous electrical experience in Rolling Stock

About Ford & Stanley Group

Ford & Stanley Group are in the business of people and performance. Our mission is to create one million better workdays through facilitating great recruitment, leadership, and occupational mental fitness.

Ford & Stanley Group Ltd is a Disability Confident Committed employer and is committed to a policy of equal opportunities for all opportunity seekers. We shall adhere to such a policy at all times and will review on an on-going basis all aspects of recruitment to avoid unlawful or undesirable discrimination. We will treat everyone equally irrespective of sex, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marital or civil partnership status, age, disability, colour, race, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion or belief or political beliefs and we place an obligation upon all staff to respect and act in accordance with the policy.